Subhas Chandra Bose

Chandra Bose was in opposition of Gandhi’s non-violent satyagraha campaigns and resigned from Congress in 1939. He created the Forward Bloc, which used militant methods…

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Gandhi after the Second World War

Soon after the Second World War Gandhi’s lost some of his influence in Congress, as it became clear that back in Britain Labour Government wanted…

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Why was India partitioned?

Lord Mountbatten was appointed as new Viceroy, in February 1947. He was indeed the last Viceroy of India. He took office in mid February 1947…

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Direct Action India

Direct Action was Jinnah’s policy to try to force the pace in India after the Congress Party rejected the proposals of the Cabinet Mission in…

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How did the Second World War change the political situation in India?

Until 1939 Congress was the dominant force in Indian politics. In 1937 it won a transparent success within the elections after the government of India…

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The Quit India Campaign

In August 1942, during the Second World War, Gandhi announced the ‘Quit India1 Campaign. He said: I want freedom immediately, this very night, before dawn,…

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